The Illini 4000's Journal

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Day 34:Omaha is more than just Buffett Jun 21, 2018

Today the team rode 0 miles as it was our rest day. Although, with our group it’s more of an off day than a rest day, as we always enjoy sightseeing. Today was spent exploring Read more…

Day 33: Singing in the rain to Omaha Jun 20, 2018

Today the team completed our longest ride yet, 105 miles from Carroll, Iowa to Omaha, Nebraska!!!! The day started out with many doubts of us even completing the ride. With thunderstorm predictions all day, our Read more…

Day 32: Anti rain dancing to Carroll Jun 19, 2018

Today the team rode 62 miles from Ft. Dodge to Carroll, Iowa. The day started out a little shaky with thunderstorms which delayed our start time. Thankfully we only had a 60 mile day ahead Read more…

Day 31: Day cut short in Ft. Dodge Jun 18, 2018

Today the team was suppose to ride 91 miles but due to lightning the day was cut short at 70 miles. The day started out much easier than yesterday cooler temps, cloudy skies and the Read more…

Day 30: Light at the end of the ~country~ road Jun 17, 2018

Day 30 did us dirty!!! Today the team road 101 miles in one of the hottest and most windy days yet! The day started out warm as we road to Austin, Minnesota to have lunch Read more…

Day 29: An incredibly restful day Jun 16, 2018

Today was a rest day in Rochester, Minnesota for the team! We started off the day with a tour of the Hope Lodge in Rochester. There we got to meet and collect some portraits of Read more…